Publications

Publications in reverse chronological order

46. Koifman-Khristosov M, Kabalah-Amitai L, Burghammer M, Katsman A, Pokroy B. Formation of Curved Micron-Sized Single Crystals of Gold from Micro Droplets. ACS Nano 2014 10.1021/nn5013513.

45. Lee J. Y, Pechook S, Jeon D. J, Pokroy B, Yeo J. S. 3D triple hierarchy formed by self-assembly of wax crystals on CuO nanowires for outstanding non-wettable surfaces. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2014 dx.doi.org/10.1021/am4059759.

44. Brif A, Pokroy B. Bio-inspired Engineering of Zinc Oxide/Amino Acid composite: Synchrotron Microstructure Study. CrystEngComm 2014.

43. Brif A, Ankonina G, Drathen C, Pokroy B. Bio-inspired Band Gap Engineering of Zinc Oxide by Intracrystalline Incorporation of Amino Acids. Adv Mater 2014;26: 477.

42. Ben Shir I, Kababya S, Katz I, Pokroy B, Schmidt A. Exposed and Buried Biomineral Interfaces in the Aragonitic Shell of Perna Canaliculus Revealed by Solid State NMR. Chem Mater 2013;25: 4595.

41. Olson I. C, Blonsky A. Z, Tamura N, Kunz M, Pokroy B, Romao C. P, White M. A, Gilbert P.Crystal nucleation and near-epitaxial growth in nacre.  J Struct Biol 2013;184: 454.

40. Kabalah-Amitai L., Mayzel B., Zaslasky P., Kauffmann Y., Clotens P., and Pokroy B. “Unique crystallographic pattern in the macro to atomic structure of Herdmania momus vateritic spicules“. Journal of Structural Biology. (2013). DOI: 10.1016/j.jsb.2013.05.002.

39. Pechook S. and Pokroy B. “Bio-Inspired Superoleophobic Fluorinated Wax Crystalline Surfaces“. Advanced Functional Materials. (2013). DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201203878

38. Kabalah-Amitai L., Mayzel B., Kauffmann Y., Fitch A. N., Bloch L., Gilbert P., and Pokroy B. “Vaterite Crystals Contain Two Interspersed Crystal Structures“. Science 340, 454-457. (2013).

37. Haimov B., Pechook S., Ternyak O. and Pokroy B. “Shape of water-air interface beneath a drop on a superhydrophobic surface revealed: constant curvature that approaches zero“. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 117, 6658-6663. (2013).

36. Pechook S. and Pokroy B. “Bioinspired hierarchical superhydrophobic structures formed by n-paraffin waxes of varying chain lengths“. Soft Matter. 9, 5710-5715. (2013).

35. Butenko A.V., Amitai L., Mogilko E., Pokroy B. and Sloutskin E. “Coiled to Diffuse: Brownian Motion of a Helical Bacterium“. Langmuir 28, 12941-12947. (2012).

34. Younis S., Kauffmann Y., Pokroy B., and Zolotoyabko E. “Atomic structure and ultrastructure of the Murex troscheli shell“. Journal of Structural Biology. 180, 539-545. (2012).

33. Schenk A.S., Zlotnikov I., Pokroy B., Gierlinger N., Masic A., Zaslansky P., Fitch A.N., Paris O., Metzger T.H., Cölfen H., Fratzl P. and Aichmayer B. “Hierarchical Calcite Crystals with Occlusions of a Simple Polyelectrolyte Mimic Complex Biomineral Structures” Advanced Functional Materials. 22, 4668-4676. (2012).

32. Borukhin S. Bloch L., Radlauer T., Hill A.H., Fitch A.N. and Pokroy B. “Screening the incorporation of amino acids in an inorganic crystalline host: the case of calcite” Advanced Functional Materials. 22. 4216-4224. (2012).

31. Borukhin S., Sagi C., Koifman M. and Pokroy B. “Self-Ordered Vicinal-Surface-Like Nanosteps at the Thin Metal-Film/Substrate Interface”     Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 116. 12149-12155. (2012).

30. Pechook S. and Pokroy, B. “Self-Assembling, Bioinspired Wax Crystalline Surfaces with Time-Dependent Wettability“. Advanced Functional Materials. 22, 745-750. (2012).

29. Borukhin S. and Pokroy B. “Formation and Elimination of Surface Nanodefects on Ultraflat Metal Surfaces Produced by Template Stripping” Langmuir. 27, 13415-13419. (2011). (Letter).

28. Kim Y.Y., Ganesan K., Yang P., Kulak A.N., Borukhin S., Pechook S., Ribeiro R., Kröger R., Eichhorn S.J., Armes S.P., Pokroy B., Meldrum F.C. “Artificial Biominerals – Incorporation of Copolymer Micelles in Calcite Single Crystals“. Nature Materials. 10, 890-896. (2011).

27. Seminara A. Pokroy B. Kang S.H., Brenner M.P., and Aizenberg J. “Mechanism of nanostructure movement under an electron beam and its application in patterning“. PRB. 83, 235438-235438-6. (2011).

26. Epstein A.K. Pokroy B., Seminara A. and Aizenberg J. “Bacterial biofilm shows persistent resistance to liquid wetting and gas penetration“. PNAS. 108, 995-1000. (2011).

25. Pokroy B., Demensky V. and Zolotoyabko E. “Inhomogeneous Strain/Stress Profiles in the Nacre Layer of Mollusk Shells“. Metall. Mater. Tran. A. 42, 554-558. (2011).

24. Kang S.H., Pokroy B., Mahadevan L. and Aizenberg J. “Control of shape and size of nanopillar assembly by adhesion-mediated elastocapillary interaction“. ACS Nano. 4, 6323-6331. (2010).

23. Pokroy B., Aichmayer B., Schenk A.S., Haimov B., Kang, S.H., Fratzl P. and Aizenberg J. “Sonication-assisted synthesis of large, high-quality mercury-thiolate single crystals directly from liquid mercury“. JACS. 132, 14355-14357. (2010). Highlighted in C&EN.

22. Pokroy B., Chernow V. F. and Aizenberg J. “Crystallization of Malonic and Succinic Acids on SAMs: Toward the General Mechanism of Oriented Nucleation on Organic Monolayers“. Langmuir, 25, 14002-14006. (2009).

21. Pokroy B., Demensky V., Zolotoyabko E. “Nacre in mollusk shells as a multilayered structure with strain gradient“. Adv. Func. Mater., 19. 1054-1059. (2009).

20. Pokroy B., Sung H. Kang, Mahadevan L. and Aizenberg J. “Hierarchichal helical self-organization of an achiral brush“. Science, 323. 237-240. (2009).

19. Pokroy B., Epstein A. K., Gulda Person M. C. M. and Aizenberg J. “Fabrication of Bio-Inspired Actuated Nanostructures with Arbitrary Geometry and Stiffness“. Adv. Mater. 21. 463 – 469 (2009).

18. Starosvetsky J., Starosvetsky D., Pokroy B., Hilel T. and Armon R.  “Electrochemical behaviour of stainless steels in media containing iron-oxidizing bacteria (IOB) by corrosion process modeling“. Corr. Sci.   50, 540-547. (2008).

17. Levy A., Pokroy B., Levavi-Sivan B., Leiserowitz L., Weiner S. and Addadi L. “Biogenic guanine crystals from the skin of fish may be designed to enhance light reflectance“. Cryst. Gro. Des., 8, 507-511.

16. Pokroy B. and Aizenberg J. “Effect of monolayer/crystal mismatch on the shape of template – oriented – calcite“. CrystEngComm, 9, 1219 – 1225. (2007).

15. Zolotoyabko E. and Pokroy B. “Biomineralization of calcium carbonate: structural aspects“. CrystEngComm, 9, 1156 – 1161. (2007).

14. Pokroy B., Ferimosca J. S. Von Dreele R. B., Caspi A. N., Fitch N. A. and Zolotoyabko E. “Atomic structure of biogenic aragonite“. Chem. Mater., 19, 3244-3251. (2007).

13. Pokroy B., Fitch N. A. and Zolotoyabko E. “The structure of biogenic aragonite“. Cryst. Gro. Des. 7, 1580-1583. (2007).

12. Marin F., Pokroy B., Luqueta G., Layrollec P. and Klass De Groot., “Proteon mapping of calcium carbonate biominerals by immunogold“. Biomaterials 2, 2368-2377. (2007).

11. Pokroy B., Kapon, M., Marin F., Adir N. and Zolotoyabko E., “Protein-induced new type of twinning in calcite“. PNAS, 104, 7337-7341. (2007).

10. Pokroy B., Fitch A. N., and Zolotoyabko E., “The microstructure of biogenic calcite: a view by high-resolution synchrotron powder diffraction“. Adv. Mater., 18, 2363-2368. (2006).

9. Pokroy B., Fitch A. N., Marin F., Kapon M., Adir N. and Zolotoyabko E., “Anisotropic lattice distortions in biogenic calcite induced by intra-crystalline organic molecules“. J. Struc. Biol., 155, 96-103. (2006).

8. Zolotoyabko E., Pokroy B., Cohen-Chaims Z. and Quintana J.P., “Depth-resolved strain measurements in polycrystalline thin films by energy – variable X-ray diffraction“. Nucl. Instr. and Meth. in Phys. Res. B., 246, 244-248. (2006).

7. Pokroy B., Zolotoyabko E. and Adir N. “Purification and functional analysis of a novel protein extracted from the shells of Strombus decorus persicus“. Biomacromolecules, 7, 550-556.

6. Pokroy B., Fitch A. N., Lee P. L., Quintana J. P., Caspi E. N. and Zolotoyabko E. “Anisotropic lattice distortions  in mollusk-made aragonite: a widespread phenomenon“. J. Struc. Biol. 153, 145-150. (2006).

5. Pokroy B. and Zolotoyabko E. “Aragonite growth on single-crystal substrates displaying a threefold axis“. Chem. Comm. 16, 2140 – 2142. (2005).

4. Caspi E. N., Pokroy B., Lee P. L., Quintana J. P., and Zolotoyabko E. “On the structure of aragonite“. Acta Cryst. B 61, 129-132. 2005.

3. Pokroy B., Caspi E. N., Quintana J. P., Berner A. and Zolotoyabko E. “Anisotropic lattice distortions in biogenic aragonite“. Nature Materials, 4, 900-902 (2004).

2. Zolotoyabko E., Pokroy B., Quintana J. P. “Depth-resolved strain measurements in polycrystalline materials by energy-variable x-ray diffraction“. J.  Synch. Rad., 11, 309-313 (2004).

1. Pokroy B., Zolotoyabko E. “Microstructure of natural plywood-like ceramics: a study by high-resolution electron microscopy and energy-variable X-ray diffraction“. J. Mater. Chem., 13 (4), 682-688 (2003).